This is a White-necked Picathartes video.
Communities unite to protect White-necked Picathartes
A survey of the Western Area Peninsula Forest (WAPF) in Sierra Leone has discovered two new breeding colonies of the Vulnerable White-necked Picathartes Picathartes gymnocephalus, in addition to the 16 sites already known. …
White-necked Picathartes is a flagship for bird and habitat conservation in Africa. Its extant population is restricted to the fragmented Upper Guinea forest in Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone, with historical records from Ghana – though none since the 1960s.
Liberia urged Firestone bosses to comply with the laws of the land today after it emerged that a rubber factory owned by the US corporation is pumping waste products into a key water source outside Monrovia: here.
Fighting Firestone in Liberia: here.
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